• A.J.'s TV has something called a Parental Block, which prevents him from watching any non-educational programs (as well as any animal violence on the educational programs).
  • This episode marks the first appearance of Chester's mother, yet she was only seen in a photo picture.
  • When Timmy is trying to fake a dog attack, he doesn't realize that Cosmo and Wanda accidentally left and were replaced with real junkyard dogs. He doesn't realize this until he's actually attacked, despite the real junkyard dogs obviously being a different color than Cosmo and Wanda.
    • This gag is repeated in Spring Break-Up, an episode with a slightly similar premise.


Running Gags

  • People saying "I'd be insulted if you didn't".
  • Cosmo naming animals.
  • Timmy going from one house (Chester's) to the other (A.J.) repeatedly


  • In Smarty Pants, A.J. apparently knew nothing about Crash Nebula. Since that episode, it seems like he's become a fan, as he now says that he prefers Crash Nebula over the Crimson Chin.
  • Mr. Turner uses a similar child block to the one in this episode in Ruled Out, to prevent Timmy from watching violent programming.
  • In the The Big Scoop!, there are train tracks shown between the trailer park and A.J.'s mansion. In this episode, you can hear the sound of a train in the background.
  • The cat costume Timmy wears in this episode is also worn by him in Catman Meets The Crimson Chin.


  • Cosmo's footprints are gone from Timmy's face when he notes that Chester and A.J. were coming.
  • The serpentines that Chester throw to A.J. are gone a scene after he throw them.
  • When Jimmy was seen at the end of the episode, Cosmo's shadow turns red for an extremely short second.

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